Movies like Beauty and the Bastard

If you like "Beauty and the Bastard" you are looking for semi serious, captivating and entertaining movies about / with opposites attract, hip hop, hip hop culture, music, love and romance, love affair and lifestyle themes of Drama, Music and Romance genre shot in Finland.
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Beauty and the Bastard (2005)
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Beauty and the Bastard (2005)
Original name: Tyttö sinä olet tähti
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Modern finnish movie about two very different young adults that after a chance meeting end up making music together and fall in love. While Nellis parents have the perfect career and man planned, she dreams of becoming a singer. Through a chance meeting at the studio, she meets the young and grungy Hip Hop music artist Sunen and asks him to help her make a demo tape. Not only is the ensuing story about differences growing closer and the difficulties that have to be overcome, well told. Also the music is exceptionally well made. It is quite unbelievable that this is the first feature of the director.
Style: semi serious, captivating, entertaining, melancholic, humorous, sexual, sexy, realistic
Plot: opposites attract, hip hop, hip hop culture, music, love and romance, love affair, lifestyle, self discovery, forbidden love, coming of age, friendship, rap, school, youth, romance, fall in love, bet, couples, medical school, r&b, sin, male female relationship, graffiti, singer, best friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland, europe

Most similar movies to Beauty and the Bastard

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and sexy films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, lifestyle, fall in love, friendship and love affair mostly in Romance, Drama and Music genres. Some movies like Beauty and the Bastard: The Singer (2006), Cocktail (2012), Lapland Odyssey (2010), 2 Young (2005), Preacher's Kid (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Singer (2006)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Alain Moreau sings for one of the few remaining dance-bands in Clermont-Ferrand. Though something of an idol amongst his female audience he has a melancholic awareness of the slow disappearance of that audience and of his advancing years. He is ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Plot: orchestra, older man younger woman relationship, love affair, fall in love, love and romance, couples, change of heart, performer's life, artists and showbiz, unlikely couple, lifestyle, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, europe
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95%
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Cocktail (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, India
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Gautam is an incorrigible flirt, who runs after every girl he sees. Meera is a pretty girl with desi values and attire, who comes to London from Delhi for a fresh start. Veronica is the spoilt bombshell who loves partying and drinking. Though ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, friendship, lifestyle, fall in love, opposites attract, love and romance, couples, love affair, bollywood, nightlife, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, beach ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Lapland Odyssey (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Finland, Sweden, Ireland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Lapland Odyssey is a comedy about Janne, a man from Lapland in northern Finland, a man who has made a career out of living on welfare. Inari, his girlfriend, is tired of Janne's incapability of getting a grip on life, Janne wasn't even ...
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, intense, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: friendship, ultimatum, on the road, youth, obsessive quest, adolescence vs adulthood, self discovery, nothing goes right, escapades, taxi driver, tourist, journey ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: finland, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 6.6
 479
2 Young (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A young boy from a working-class family and a bored young girl from a rich family are falling in love. Soon, she's pregnant and the teenagers have to escape from their disapproving parents.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: teenage love, on the run, social differences, forbidden love, teenage life, adolescence vs adulthood, love affair, couples, lifestyle, young lovers, youth, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Movie in collections
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Preacher's Kid (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Small-town girl Angie King leaves the church and her home to pursue a dream of singing stardom. Luckett plays Angie, the daughter of a stern but loving bishop, whose attraction to the hunky star (Tank) of a traveling gospel show takes her on the ...
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, touching
Plot: parents and children, hopes, love and romance, lifestyle, youth, couples, destructive relationship, friendship, father daughter relationship, religion, music, performer's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.2
 1K
Midnight Sun (2006)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Kaoru was suffering from xeroderma pigmentosum (XP), an illness, which also might be described as the allergy to the sun, and was not allowed to be exposed to sunlight. The only motivation in her life was singing, which also was the only connection ...
Style: realistic, humorous, psychological, semi serious
Plot: fall in love, romance, couple relations, friendship, love and romance, surfing, teenage life, love affair, obsessive quest, teenage love, friendship between girls, teenage protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Tbilisi, I Love You (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Georgia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Following "Paris, Je t'aime" "New York,I Love You" and "Rio, Eu Te Amo" “Tbilisi, I Love You” has become the next film in the “Cities of Love” franchise.
Style: touching, sexy, captivating, atmospheric, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love affair, friendship, couple relations, romance, fall in love, culture clash, couples, city life, sexual relations, sexual content, love and romance
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tbilisi, georgia (former ussr)
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Chasing Destiny (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Music, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A repossession agent falls in love with a woman whose father is high on his list of priority accounts in this romantic drama.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, sentimental, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: opposites attract, lifestyle, friendship, love affair, love and romance, hopes, musician's life, buddies, looking for love, family business, destiny, parents and children ...
Time: 60s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Movie in collections
 4.6
 2K
You and I (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two teenage girls, Janie who is American and Lana who is Russian, fall in love after meeting at a t.A.T.u concert and are swept into a dangerous world of obsession, drug abuse and murder.
Style: sexy, semi serious, disturbing, captivating, serious ...
Plot: friendship, lifestyle, teenage life, romance, drugs/alcohol, sexual relations, jail, nightclub, abuse, photographer, manager, concert ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.5
 8K
Brown Sugar (2002)
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Sidney is a writer who's just left her L.A. Times music review gig to edit New York hip-hop magazine XXL. Dre is an executive with a hip-hop record company based in New York. They've known each other since they met as children, when both ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, touching, humorous, intense ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: hip hop, friendship, infidelity, romance, looking for love, fall in love, music, black romance, couples, music business, love triangle, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: new york, usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.4
 43K
Honey (2003)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Honey Daniels (Jessica Alba) dreams of making a name for herself as a hip-hop choreographer. When she's not busy hitting downtown clubs with her friends, she teaches dance classes at a nearby community center in Harlem, N.Y., as a way to keep ...
Style: sexy, exciting, semi serious, inspirational, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: dancing, hip hop, dance, love and romance, follow your dream, lifestyle, teenagers, music, sexual harassment, ambition, choreographer, club ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, harlem
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Brooklyn Babylon (2001)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A charismatic rapper falls in love with a young Jewish girl despite the confines of her religious background.
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: interracial relations, friendship, culture clash, tragic love, social decay, social differences, opposites attract, unlikely couple, musician's life, couples, racism, love affair ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Christmas Club (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Story: Two busy strangers meet when they help an elderly woman find her lost Christmas savings. Thanks to fate and Christmas magic, they also find something they were both missing: true love.
Style: sweet, disturbing, entertaining, captivating
Audience: date night
Plot: christmas, love affair, escapades, adaptation, love, romance, friendship, ambition, love and romance, fall in love, promise, happy ending ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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One Love (2003)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Jamaica, Norway, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Kassa a free-wheelin rasta man, falls for a straight laced gospel singer Serena, when they both meet as they enter a music contest. Serena's father the pastor forbids her to see him and wants her to marry one of his church members. Meanwhile ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, captivating, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: music, romance, fall in love, couples, lifestyle, reggae, ambition, contests and competitions, unfulfillment, clergy, love, pastor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: jamaica
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.0
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Step Up All In (2014)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: All-stars from the previous Step Up installments come together in glittering Las Vegas, battling for a victory that could define their dreams and their careers.
Style: captivating, feel good, serious, sexy, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dancing, hip hop, follow your dream, rivalry, romance, dance contest, love and romance, music, uninhibited rivalry, dance, victory, team ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 18th century
Place: usa, las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.7
 105K
Coyote Ugly (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Graced with a velvet voice, 21-year-old Violet Sanford heads to New York to pursue her dream of becoming a songwriter only to find her aspirations sidelined by the accolades and notoriety she receives at her "day" job as a barmaid at ...
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: bar, dancer's life, music, nightclub, love and romance, love affair, nightlife, ambition, parents and children, desire for fame, lifestyle, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Step Up 2: The Streets (2008)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When rebellious street dancer Andie lands at the elite Maryland School of the Arts, she finds herself fighting to fit in while also trying to hold onto her old life. When she joins forces with the schools hottest dancer, Chase, to form a crew of ...
Style: captivating, light, feel good, uplifting, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: dancing, teenage love, youth, dancer's life, hip hop, breakdance, friendship, rivalry, music, follow your dream, society, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Chopin: Desire for Love (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Music
Country: Poland
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The biography of world famous Polish composer Fryderyk Chopin.
Style: sentimental, captivating, realistic, serious, emotional
Plot: composer, prodigy, love affair, musician's life, lifestyle, opposites attract, society, couples, destructive relationship, fall in love, romance, friendship ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: poland, mallorca, paris france, warsaw poland, siberia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 6.0
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Fall (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: For Michael Shiver, life as an easy-going cab driver in New York suddenly changes when he picks up supermodel Sarah Easton and falls head over heels in love. But Sarah has more than just passion on her mind; she also has a husband and a glamorous ...
Style: sexy, semi serious, realistic, romantic, sentimental ...
Plot: romance, fall in love, destiny, love affair, infidelity, love and romance, opposites attract, couples, supermodel, extramarital affair, poetry, male female relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, paris france, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Old Fashioned (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A romantic-drama, OLD FASHIONED centers on Clay Walsh, a former frat boy who gives up his carousing and now runs an antique shop in a small Midwestern college town. There, he has become notorious for his lofty and outdated theories on love and ...
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, sentimental, uplifting ...
Audience: date night
Plot: buddies, couple relations, couples, opposites attract, fall in love, friendship, romance, introspection, hopes, friends, haunted by the past, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.2
 908
Yellow (2006)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Puerto Rico, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Amaryllis Campos is a young, classically trained Latina ballerina, who dreams of leaving her impoverished home in Puerto Rico to pursue fame and fortune as a dancer. Amaryllis heads for New York City, where she is forced to work in a seedy strip ...
Style: emotional, serious, uplifting, sexy, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: lifestyle, follow your dream, relationship vs career, self discovery, fall in love, love affair, nightlife, romance, dancer's life, stripper, life is a bitch, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: puerto rico, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Love at the Thanksgiving Day Parade (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: As Chicago gears up for its annual Thanksgiving Day parade, Emily Jones, an eager parade coordinator is shocked when Henry Williams, a wealthy new development consultant, is brought in to analyze the parade's finances.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: thanksgiving, romance, couples, opposites attract, reluctant partners, partners, unlikely couple, fall in love, love and romance, christmas, vomiting, car driving ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.5
 4K
Love Jones (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Darius Lovehall is a young black poet in Chicago who starts dating Nina Moseley, a beautiful and talented photographer. While trying to figure out if they've got a "love thing" or are just "kicking it," they hang out with ...
Style: sexy, sentimental, romantic, light, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love affair, friendship, romance, lifestyle, african american, opposites attract, writer's life, sex, honest, infidelity, couple relations, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Movie in collections
 5.5
 4K
Restless (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An old dog has a hard time learning new tricks in this drama set in Turku. Ari, a paramedic, is a chronic womanizer; he makes it a point of pride to never sleep with the same woman twice, and his nights are a long series of brazen one-night stands. ...
Style: sexual, humorous, touching, melancholic, sexy ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: sex, womanizer, love triangle, fall in love, change of heart, love and romance, sexual relations, cheating girlfriend, wedding, infidelity, unlikely friendships, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
A Good Day to Be Black & Sexy (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A between-the-sheets peek at Black Love and Sexuality
Style: realistic, semi serious, sexy, sincere, humorous ...
Plot: sexual relations, teenage life, society, lifestyle, love and romance, youth, couples, romance, sexual content, profanity, loss of virginity, city life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Guy in the Grave Next Door (2002)
Genre: Romance
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Desirée, a modern librarian with urban friends and interests is visiting her late husband's grave when she meets Benny, a simple farmer. After his mother's death Benny lives alone on the run-down farm, desperately seeking a woman to take ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: farm, fall in love, widow, family relations, romance, lifestyle, opposites attract, couples, male female relationship, countryside, love and romance, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Chicken Tikka Masala (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, India
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jimi (Chris Bisson), the Chopra family's only son, gets caught off guard when his high-handed parents (Saeed Jaffrey and Jamila Massey) announce an arranged marriage to Simran (Jinder Mahal), a lovely girl from a respectable family. Problem is, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: coming out, arranged marriage, forbidden love, love affair, culture clash, family gatherings, fall in love, family life, couples, opposites attract, society, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
A Song from the Heart (1999)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This poignant love story stars Amy Grant as a beautiful, blind concert cellist who falls for a famous, self-centered pianist but doesn't realize that true love is right before her eyes.
Style: touching, emotional, feel good, serious, realistic ...
Plot: love and romance, opposites attract, romance, musician's life, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, youth, music, concert, couples, disability, power relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
If I Knew What You Said (2009)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 88 min.
Style: uplifting, sentimental, emotional, touching, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, unlikely couple, opposites attract, couples, youth, artists and showbiz, romance, rebellion, hopes, young lovers, society, rebelliousness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: the philippines, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.5
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Mademoiselle (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Claire is a young woman who leads a somewhat formatted life. Pierre is an improviser, but not an actor. Brief encounter, brief romance, doomed or not, who can say? When things like that happen, you act on the spur of the moment.
Style: touching, sexy, realistic, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, love and romance, romance, lovers reunited, love affair, opposites attract, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, disorder, couples, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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